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RANCX American Funds Strategic Bond R-3

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Fund RANCX American Funds Strategic Bond R-3 FSICX Fidelity® Strategic Income JURTX Janus Real Return T  
100% 85% 85%
Annual Fees
(1.39% Exp. Ratio)
(0.71% Exp. Ratio)
(0.73% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.09% annual return
$12,222.23 $15,020.59 $14,930.09
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,798.36 +$2,707.86
As of 9/30/16
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 9.60%
3 YR 4.54%
5 YR 5.21%
10 YR 6.18%
1 YR RETURN 5.48%
3 YR 2.96%
5 YR 3.52%
10 YR --
The investment seeks to provide maximum total return consistent with preservation of capital. The fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in bonds and other debt securities, which may be represented by other investment instruments, including derivatives. The fund may invest in a broad range of debt securities, including corporate bonds and debt and mortgage-backed securities issued by government-sponsored entities and federal agencies and instrumentalities that are not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. The fund invests in debt securities with a wide range of maturities. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks a high level of current income; capital appreciation is a secondary consideration. The fund invests primarily in debt securities, including lower-quality debt securities (those of less than investment-grade quality, also referred to as high yield debt securities or junk bonds). It allocates the fund's assets among four general investment categories: high yield securities, U.S. government and investment-grade securities, emerging market securities, and foreign developed market securities.
The investment seeks real return consistent with preservation of capital. The fund pursues its investment objective by primarily investing in U.S. Treasury securities, short-duration high-yield/high-risk debt, commodity-linked investments, and equity securities. Its investments in U.S. Treasury securities may also include Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, also known as TIPS. The fund may invest up to 90% of its net assets in short-duration high-yield/high-risk debt securities. Its investments in short-duration high-yield/high-risk securities include debt rated below investment grade, also known as "junk" bonds.

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